The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 66 63 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -35
Contract jobs citing Firewall 33 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.20% 1.23% 5.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.88% 6.98% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 16
Median daily rate £260 £310 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -8.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £280 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £354 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £21.63
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -0.46%
Firewall
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
334 129 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.40% 17.70% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 70 34
Median daily rate £290 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 18 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -21.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 67 (67.68%) Windows
2 50 (50.51%) Active Directory
2 50 (50.51%) HP
3 49 (49.49%) DNS
4 42 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 41 (41.41%) Security Cleared
6 40 (40.40%) SQL
7 39 (39.39%) SQL Server
8 38 (38.38%) ITIL
9 37 (37.37%) Oracle
9 37 (37.37%) VMware
10 36 (36.36%) SC Cleared
11 35 (35.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 31 (31.31%) Clustering
13 30 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 30 (30.30%) ITIL V3
14 27 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
14 27 (27.27%) Citrix
14 27 (27.27%) IIS
15 25 (25.25%) OpenView
15 25 (25.25%) Middleware
15 25 (25.25%) High Availability
16 24 (24.24%) Red Hat
17 23 (23.23%) Windows Server
18 22 (22.22%) Unix
19 21 (21.21%) DHCP
20 20 (20.20%) Lotus
20 20 (20.20%) IBM Notes
20 20 (20.20%) Apache
20 20 (20.20%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (27.27%) IIS
2 20 (20.20%) Apache
2 20 (20.20%) IBM Notes
3 17 (17.17%) WebLogic
4 13 (13.13%) MS Exchange
5 12 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (8.08%) iPlanet
6 8 (8.08%) JBoss
7 4 (4.04%) MQSeries
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (2.02%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (20.20%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.18%) Office 365
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (49.49%) DNS
2 21 (21.21%) DHCP
3 19 (19.19%) TCP/IP
4 13 (13.13%) LAN
5 12 (12.12%) LDAP
6 11 (11.11%) FTP
6 11 (11.11%) WAN
7 9 (9.09%) SSH
8 8 (8.08%) BIG-IP
8 8 (8.08%) OpenLDAP
9 7 (7.07%) SAN
10 6 (6.06%) Kerberos
10 6 (6.06%) VPN
11 3 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (3.03%) NAS
11 3 (3.03%) Network Security
11 3 (3.03%) Wireless
12 2 (2.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.04%) DB2
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (20.20%) MSI
General
1 2 (2.02%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (23.23%) Support Engineer
2 13 (13.13%) Wintel Support
3 12 (12.12%) Network Engineer
4 11 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
5 9 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Unix Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Unix Support
7 7 (7.07%) Unix Support Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Active Directory Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Linux Support
8 6 (6.06%) Server Support
8 6 (6.06%) Wintel Support Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Administrator
9 5 (5.05%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Linux Support Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Windows Support Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.25%) Middleware
2 9 (9.09%) ISPF
3 8 (8.08%) JSP
4 7 (7.07%) J2EE
5 3 (3.03%) Web Services
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.31%) Clustering
2 16 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (12.12%) IBM Mainframe
3 12 (12.12%) Mainframe
4 11 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 9 (9.09%) CMDB
6 7 (7.07%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.04%) HACMP
8 2 (2.02%) Grid Computing
8 2 (2.02%) HP Storage
8 2 (2.02%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (67.68%) Windows
2 23 (23.23%) Windows Server
3 22 (22.22%) Unix
4 18 (18.18%) Linux
4 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (13.13%) AIX
5 13 (13.13%) Solaris
6 12 (12.12%) zOS
7 9 (9.09%) MVS
7 9 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (8.08%) Windows XP
9 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.01%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.38%) ITIL
2 30 (30.30%) ITIL V3
3 25 (25.25%) High Availability
4 20 (20.20%) Application Packaging
5 17 (17.17%) Service Delivery
6 16 (16.16%) Load Balancing
7 14 (14.14%) Configuration Management
8 13 (13.13%) Change Management
8 13 (13.13%) Incident Management
9 12 (12.12%) Content Management
9 12 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (12.12%) Six Sigma
10 11 (11.11%) Problem Management
10 11 (11.11%) Project Management
11 10 (10.10%) Change Control
11 10 (10.10%) Migration
11 10 (10.10%) Validation
12 9 (9.09%) Escalation Management
12 9 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
12 9 (9.09%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 40 (40.40%) SQL
2 20 (20.20%) PowerShell
3 12 (12.12%) JCL
3 12 (12.12%) REXX
4 8 (8.08%) Java
4 8 (8.08%) Korn
4 8 (8.08%) Perl
4 8 (8.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (41.41%) Security Cleared
2 36 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 35 (35.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.08%) MCITP
4 8 (8.08%) MCP
4 8 (8.08%) MCTS
5 7 (7.07%) CCNP
5 7 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.07%) MCSE
6 4 (4.04%) Degree
6 4 (4.04%) IBM AIX Certification
7 3 (3.03%) CCNA
8 2 (2.02%) CCIE
8 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.01%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.16%) SLA
2 8 (8.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 50 (50.51%) Active Directory
2 30 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (20.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 20 (20.20%) Terminal Services
4 9 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option
4 9 (9.09%) vSphere
5 8 (8.08%) DFS Replication
6 7 (7.07%) NFS
6 7 (7.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (4.04%) GPFS
8 3 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.01%) KVM
9 1 (1.01%) RHEV
9 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 25 (25.25%) OpenView
3 20 (20.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 20 (20.20%) Perfmon
4 14 (14.14%) HP SIM
5 9 (9.09%) NetBackup
6 8 (8.08%) EMC NetWorker
6 8 (8.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Control-M
8 2 (2.02%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (2.02%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.02%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.01%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
9 1 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (50.51%) HP
2 42 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 37 (37.37%) Oracle
3 37 (37.37%) VMware
4 27 (27.27%) Citrix
5 24 (24.24%) Red Hat
6 20 (20.20%) Lotus
7 19 (19.19%) Cisco
8 16 (16.16%) IBM
9 11 (11.11%) F5
10 9 (9.09%) Veritas
11 8 (8.08%) BEA
11 8 (8.08%) BMC
11 8 (8.08%) CheckPoint
11 8 (8.08%) ServiceNow
11 8 (8.08%) Sun
12 6 (6.06%) CA
13 5 (5.05%) Juniper
14 4 (4.04%) Cognos
14 4 (4.04%) Opsware